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Covers questions about all kinds of plastic cards used like money: ATM cards, charge cards, credit cards, debit cards, EFTPOS, etc.

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You're doing it right, and the process is the same no matter where the card is issued. After you give the waitstaff your card, they will run it for an authorization, usually for the amount of your t …
answered Jun 3 '17 by Zach Lipton
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No. Since the bank is the one that has to assume the risk of unauthorized charges (by law, your liability can't be more than $50), it doesn't matter that you are "okay with taking the risk," because i …
answered Feb 13 '18 by Zach Lipton
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Certainly. They can often be found at grocery and drug stores with the other gift cards. You can find a list of retailers on websites like Visa's locator. You'll probably want one with a Visa or Maste …
answered Jun 7 '18 by Zach Lipton
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This is a fairly simple approach, but I have a couple of different cards (including ATM/debit and credit) from different banks (which also helps with ATM compatibility issues). When I travel, I take c …
answered Jan 2 by Zach Lipton